irdwatch Ireland (Sligo branch) and Sligo Tidy Towns will begin the New Year with two family-orientated Bird Watching events:
Thursday, January 7th
Join us in the Sligo Park Hotel at 8pm for a talk on the Birds of Sligo Town.
Michael Bell from Birdwatch Ireland will give an introductory talk on the wide range and diversity of the bird life in the Sligo town area.
Sunday, January 10th
Join us for a guided walk along the banks of The Garavogue river beginning opposite the County Council Offices and moving on up to Salmon Point beside Hughes Bridge to look for wintering gulls, goldeneye and seabirds.
The walk starts at 12pm – and the meeting point is opposite the Sligo County Council offices at Riverside.
This event is suitable for all the family. Free posters and birdwatching booklets will be distributed on the day.
Both events are free. All welcome.